Archbishop [ Francis] Chullikatt said if a new economic model is to be created at Rio+20, then it must be based on such principles as responsible production and consumption; promotion and sharing of the common good; access to primary goods (food, water, sanitation, education, health care); and the unity of the family.
"Now is the time for governments to recognize that sustainable development starts with truly putting the human person at the forefront of our efforts," the archbishop said. "Maybe then, in 20 years' time, if there is another Rio conference, we will see true progress in the creation of a more just and equitable world for all."
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